England celebrates many holidays that are unique to the country, including Twelfth Night, Shrove Tuesday and Lent, Mothering Sunday, St. George's Day and Bonfire Night. England also celebrates several holidays in common ... More » Holidays & Celebrations Holidays

Public schools commonly close in observance of national holidays such as Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and Memorial Day. Holidays such as Christmas and New Year's Day are often part of a winter vac... More » Holidays & Celebrations Holidays

Some school holidays in Florida are dependent on the season, such as receiving up to a week off for Thanksgiving in November, a week off for Spring break, a longer Christmas break in December and a prolonged Summer break... More » Education K-12
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The most popular holidays in a calendar year are Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day and Independence Day. Although Christmas is not an official federal holiday, it is still one of the most popular holidays. More » Holidays & Celebrations Holidays

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